Cosmetology Program at Cape Fear Community College (CFCC)

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Cosmetology Program

The cosmetology program at Cape Fear Community College prepares students for a career as a barber, salon manager, skin care specialist, nail technician, esthetician, or cosmetology teacher. The program focuses on hair-style, cut and trim, as well as performing manicures, pedicures, and massage. Program courses include: hair cutting and styling, manicuring, pedicuring, facial treatments, shampooing, chemical applications, esthetics, shop management, sanitation and safety, customer service, and applicable professional and labor laws and regulations. Get more details below including other North Carolina colleges that offer cosmetology program.

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Students Enrolled in the Cosmetology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Cape Fear Community College has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Less Than Two-Year Award

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Less Than One Year Certificate0
Less Than Two-Year Award55

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male6
Female49

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
American Indian2
Asian2
Black9
Hispanic5
White37

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Cosmetology program at Cape Fear Community College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

Description

Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 9.8% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Wilmington, NC
    • Total Employment: 210
    • Average Hourly Rate: $12.92
    • Average Annual Salary: $26870

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

Description

Apply makeup to performers to reflect period, setting, and situation of their role.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, makeup artists, theatrical and performance employment is expected to grow at a rate of 19.2% from 2014 to 2024

Manicurists and Pedicurists

Description

Clean and shape customers' fingernails and toenails. May polish or decorate nails.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, manicurists and pedicurists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 10.3% from 2014 to 2024

Skincare Specialists

Description

Provide skincare treatments to face and body to enhance an individual's appearance. Includes electrologists and laser hair removal specialists.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, skincare specialists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 12.1% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Cosmetology Programs in North Carolina

Cosmetology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

College of Wilmington

Wilmington, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 70 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C)

Brunswick Community College

Bolivia, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C,A)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C,A)

Miller - Motte College

Jacksonville, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 50 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)

Southeastern Community College

Whiteville, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C,A)

Coastal Carolina Community College

Jacksonville, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 32 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Nail Technician (C)

James Sprunt Community College

Kenansville, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C,A)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C,A)

Bladen Community College

Dublin, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C,A)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C,A)

Robeson Community College

Lumberton, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)

Sampson Community College

Clinton, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C,A)

Lenoir Community College

Kinston, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 26 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C,A)

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